Senior Safety Summit in McLean Virginia February 6, 2015

There is a safety summit being put on by Fairfax County Fire and Rescue.    McLean Community center, here are the details.

Senior Safety Summit:

“Safety in Our Community – Preventing the 911 Call”

On February 6, Dranesville Supervisor John Foust and Fairfax County Fire Chief Richard Bowers are sponsoring a Safety Summit for seniors and their caregivers in the McLean and Great Falls communities.  The event, “Safety in Our Community – Preventing the 911 Call”, will address such important safety topics such as fires, injury prevention, home and personal safety, Project Lifesaver (which keeps at-risk residents safer and reduces care-giver anxiety), File of Life, disaster preparedness, scam/fraud defense measures, and managing chronic disease and diabetes.

Event details:

Friday, February 6

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

McLean Community Center

1234 Ingleside Avenue


This is a free event and no RSVP is necessary.

Staff from Fairfax County Departments of Fire and Rescue, Police and Sheriff’s Offices, Consumer Affairs, Health Department, and Emergency Management will give presentations.  There will be plenty of time to ask questions, enjoy refreshments and socialize.

Last December, Supervisor Foust and Hunter Mill Supervisor Cathy Hudgins hosted a Senior Safety Summit for residents in the Herndon/Reston area.

Other senior safety summits are planned for later this year in other County districts.  For additional information, please contact Jenny Phipps in Supervisor John Foust’s Herndon Office at 571-232-6058 or


For more information on services for older adults in Fairfax County, visit